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SUBMARINES

SSBN Vanguard 4 S28 Vanguard 1993 /15900t, 149.9x12.8x12.0m, 1reactor, 1steam turbine (pump jet), 27500hp, /25kts, 135p, 300m?; 16 Trident II D-5 SLBM, 4-533mm TT(16 Spearfish), CDS: SMCS, radar: type 1007, sonar: type 2054, EW: UAP-3, 2x SSE Mk10
S29 Victorious 1995
S30 Vigilant 1996
S31 Vengeance 1999
SSN Trafalgar 7 S87 Turbulent 1984 4740/5208t, 85.4x9.8x9.5m, 1reactor, 1steam turbine (pump jet), 15000hp, /32kts, 130p, 300m; 5-533mm TT(20 Tomahawk SLCM, Sub Harpoon SSM, Spearfish, Tigerfish, mines); CDS: SMCS, radar: type 1007, sonar: type 2072, type 2020, type 2046, EW: UAP, 2x SSE Mk6
S88 Tireless 1985
S90 Torbay 1987
S91 Trenchant 1989
S92 Talent 1990
S93 Triumph 1991
S107 Trafalgar 1983
Swiftsure 1 S104 Sceptre 1978 4400/4900t, 82.9x9.8x8.5m, 1reactor, 1steam turbine, 15000hp, /30kts, 116p, 300m; 5-533mm TT(20 Tomahawk SLCM, Sub Harpoon SSM, Spearfish, Tigerfish, mines); CDS: SMCS, radar: type 1006, sonar: type 2074, type 2072, type 2046, EW: UAP, 2x SSE Mk6

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

CV Invincible 2 R06 Illustrious 1982 20600t, 209.1x36.0x8.0m, 4gas turbines(2), 97200hp, 29kts, 7000(19)nm, 1051p; 3x6-20mm Phalanx(R05, 06) or 3x7-30mm Goalkeeper (R07), 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 20aircraft (12 Harrier GR.9A, 4 Merlin HM.1, 4 Sea King EW.7), hangar(150.0x14.0x7.6m), 1 ski jump, 2 centreline elevators, 300t aviation ammunition, 1500t aviation fuel; CDS: ADAWS-10, radar: type 1022, type 996, 2x type 1006, sonar: type 2016, EW: UAT, type 675, 8x Sea Gnat
R07 Ark Royal 1985
DDGH type 45 1 D32 Daring 2009 7450t, 152.4x21.2x7.3m, 2gas turbo-generators+2diesel-generators, 2electric motors, 54400hp, 30kts, 7000(18)nm, 190p; 2x4 Harpoon SSM(8), 1x48 Sylver SAM VLS (32 Aster-30 SAM, 16 Aster-15 SAM), 1x1-114mm Mk8, 2x1-30mm Oerlikon, 2x6-20mm Phalanx, 2x3-324mm TT (6 Stingray, can be fitted), 1 Merlin HM.1 helicopter; CDS: CMS-1, radar: type 1046, 2x type 1047, type 1048, SAMPSON, sonar: MFS-7000, EW: UAT, 4x DLH, type 2170 
type 42 batch 2 2 D91 Nottingham 1983 4800t, 125.0x14.3x5.8m, 2gas turbines/2gas turbines, 50000/8900hp, 29kts, 4000(18)nm, 287p; 1x2 Sea Dart SAM/SSM(22), 1x1-114mm Mk8, 2x6-20mm Phalanx, 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 2x3-324mm TT(6 Stingray, can be fitted), 1 Lynx HMA.8 helicopter; CDS: ADAWS-7, radar: type 1022, type 996, type 1007, type 1008, 2x type 909, sonar: type 2050 or type 2016, EW: UAT-1/2, type 675, 4x Sea Gnat, type 182
D92 Liverpool 1982
type 42 batch 3 4 D95 Manchester 1982 5200t, 141.1x15.2x5.8m, 2gas turbines/2gas turbines, 50000/10680hp, 30kts, 4000(18)nm, 287p; 1x2 Sea Dart SAM/SSM(22), 1x1-114mm Mk8, 2x6-20mm Phalanx, 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 2x3-324mm TT(6 Stingray, can be fitted), 1 Lynx HMA.8 helicopter; CDS: ADAWS-7, radar: type 1022, type 996, type 1007, type 1008, 2x type 909, sonar: type 2050 or type 2016, EW: UAT-1/2, type 675, 4x Sea Gnat, type 182
D96 Gloucester 1985
D97 Edinburgh 1985
D98 York 1985
FFG type 23 13 F78 Kent 2000 4200t, 133.0x16.1x7.3m, 2gas turbines+(4diesel-generators, 2electric motors)(2), 35100hp, 29kts, 7800(15)nm, 174p; 2x4 Harpoon SSM(8), 1x32 Seawolf SAM VLS(32), 1x1-114mm Mk8, 2x1-30mm Oerlikon, 2x2-324mm TT(4 Stingray), 1 Merlin HM.1 helicopter; CDS: DNA-1, radar: type 996, 2x type 1007 or 1008, 2x type 911, sonar: type 2050, type 2031Z, EW: UAT, type 675, 4x Sea Gnat, type 182
F79 Portland 2001
F81 Sutherland 1997
F82 Somerset 1996
F83 St. Albans 2002
F229 Lancaster 1992
F231 Argyll 1991
F234 Iron Duke 1993
F235 Monmouth 1993
F236 Montrose 1994
F237 Westminster 1994
F238 Northumberland 1994
F239 Richmond 1995
type 22 batch 3 4 F85 Cumberland 1989 4900t, 148.1x14.8x6.4m, 2gas turbines/2gas turbines, 29500/10680hp, 30kts, 4500(18)nm, 250p; 2x4 Harpoon SSM(8), 2x6 Seawolf SAM(32), 1x1-114mm Mk8, 1x7-30mm Goalkeeper, 2x1-30mm Oerlikon, 2x3-324mm TT(6 stingray, can be fitted), 2 Lynx HMA.8 or 1 Sea King HAS.5 helicopters; CDS: CACS-5, radar: type 967/968, type 1008, type 1007, 2x type 911, sonar: type 2050, type 2031, EW: UAT-1, type 675, 4x Sea Gnat, type 182
F86 Campbeltown 1989
F87 Chatham 1990
F99 Cornwall 1988

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PSOH River(mod) 1 P257 Clyde 2007 1847t, 81.5x13.6x3.8m, 2diesels, 11064hp, 20kts, 7800(12)nm, 38p; 1x1-30mm Oerlikon, 4x1-12.7mm MG, helicopter platform; 2 RIB; CDS: CMS-1, radar: 2x S.4100
PSO River 3 P281 Tyne 2003 1700t, 79.8x13.6x3.8m, 2diesels, 11064hp, 20kts, 5500(15)nm, 30p; 1x1-20mm Oerlikon, 2x1-7.6mm MG, helicopter platform; 2 RIB; radar: 2x Kelvin Hughes Nucleus
P282 Severn 2003
P283 Mersey 2003
PSO ice Endurance 1 A171 Endurance 1990 6500t, 91.0x17.9x8.5m, 2diesels(1), 8160hp, 15kts, 6500(12)nm, 112p+14; 2 Lynx HMA.3 helicopters; radar: R84, M34, type 1006, sonar: type 2053, type 2090

MINE WARFARE

MCC Hunt 8 M30 Ledbury 1981 750t, 60.0x10.0x3.4m, 2diesels, 1900hp, 15kts, 1500(12)nm, 45p; 1x1-30mm Oerlikon, 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 2x1-7.6mm MG, 2 PAP-104/105 USV, MS-14 magnetic sweeping gear, MSSA Mk1 acoustic sweeping gear, Oropesa Mk8 mechanical sweeping gear; CDS: CAAIS, radar: type 1006 or type 1007, sonar: type 193M, type 2059, EW: UAR-1, Mentor A, 2x Barricade, 2x Irvin
M31 Cattistock 1982
M33 Brocklesby 1983
M34 Middleton 1984
M37 Chiddingfold 1984
M38 Atherstone 1987
M39 Hurworth 1985
M41 Quorn 1989
MHO Sandown 8 M104 Sandown 1993 484t, 52.5x10.5x2.3m, 2diesels, 1523hp, 13kts, 3000(12)nm, 34p+6; 1x1-30mm Oerlikon, 2 PAP-104 USV, recompression chamber; CDS: Nautis-M, radar: type 1007, sonar: type 2093, EW: 2x Barricade
M106 Penzance 1997
M107 Pembroke 1998
M108 Grimsby 1999
M109 Bangor 2000
M110 Ramsey 2000
M111 Blythe 2001
M112 Shoreham 2001

AMPHIBIOUS

LPH Ocean 1 L12 Ocean 1998 21758t, 203.4x34.4x6.6m, 2diesels, 18360hp, 19kts, 8000(15)nm, 491p; 3x6-20mm Phalanx, 4x2-20mm Oerlikon, 18 CH-47, Sea King HC.4 and Lynx AH.7 helicopters; 4 LCVP on davits, 2 Griffon on davits, 40vehicles+830troops or 1000+t cargo instead of all, stern ramp 1 30t crane; CDS: ADAWS-2000, radar: type 996, 2x type 1007, type 1010, EW: UAT, 8x Sea Gnat
LPD Albion 2 L14 Albion 2003 19560t, 176.0x31.0x6.6m, 4diesel-generators, 2electric motors, 17000hp, 20kts, 8000(15)nm, 325p; 2x7-30mm Goalkeeper, 1x2-20mm Oerlikon, 3 Merlin HM.1 or 1 CH-47 helicopters; well-deck(58.0x15.0m): 4 LCU or 2 LCAC, 4 LCVP on davits, 67 vehicles, 305troops or 3000+t cargo instead of all, 1 30t crane; CDS: ADAWS-2000, radar: type 996, 2x type 1007, EW: UAT-1/4, 8x Sea Gnat
L15 Bulwark 2005
LSD Bay 4 L3006 Largs Bay 2006 16160t, 176.0x26.4x5.8m, 4diesel-generators, 2electric motors, 14000hp, 18kts, 8000(15)nm, 60p; 2x1-30mm Oerlikon (can be fitted), halicopter platform for CH-47; well-deck: 1 LCU or 2 LCVP, 24MBT, 74trucks, 356troops, 200t ammunition or 2500t cargo instead of all, 2 30t cranes; radar
L3007 Lyme Bay 2007
L3008 Mounts Bay 2006
L3009 Cardigan Bay 2006
LCU LCU Mk9S 3 L705 - 1966 175t, 27.5x6.8x1.6m, 2diesels, 474hp, 10.5kts, 300(9)nm, 6p; 1MBT or 90troops or 60t cargo; radar
L709 - 1966
L711 - 1966
LCU Mk10 10 L1001 - 1999 240t, 29.8x7.4x1.7m, 2diesels, 800hp, 12kts, 600(12)nm, 7p; 1MBT or 120troops or 70t cargo; radar
L1002 - 1999
L1003 - 2001
L1004 - 2002
L1005 - 2002
L1006 - 2002
L1007 - 2002
L1008 - 2002
L1009 - 2003
L1010 - 2003

LOGISTIC AND SUPPORT

AGHS Echo 2 H87 Echo 2003 3470t, 90.0x16.8x5.5m, 2diesel-generators, 2electric motors, 4600hp, 15kts, 9000(12)nm, 48p+81; 4x1-20mm Oerlikon (can be fitted), 1 20t crane; radar
H88 Enterprise 2003
Scott 1 H131 Scott 1997 13500t, 131.1x21.5x9.0m, 2diesels(1), 10800hp, 17.5kts, 63p; helicopter platform; radar: Decca 1626, sonar: SASS, type 2090
AGS Roebuck 1 H130 Roebuck 1986 1477t, 63.9x13.0x4.0m, 4diesels(2), 3040hp, 14kts, 4000(10)nm, 46p; Magee Construction Company; radar: Nautilus 6000C
AORH Fort Victoria 2 A387 Fort Victoria 1994 36580t, 203.5x30.4x9.8m, 2diesels, 23904hp, 20kts, 154p; 2x1-30mm Oerlikon, 2x6-20mm Phalanx, 5 Merlin or Sea King helicopters; 12505m3 liquid cargo, 6234m3 dry cargo, 2x2 underway replenishment stations (liquid and dry cargo); radar: type 996, type 1007, Nucleus, EW: UAT, 4x Shield or Sea Gnat, type 182
A388 Fort George 1993
Wave Knight 2 A389 Wave Knight 2003 30300t, 181.7x26.9x10.0m, 4diesel-generators, 2electric motors, 1940hp, 18kts, 8000(16)nm, 102p; 2x1-30mm Oerlikon, 2x6-20mm Phalanx, 1 Merlin HM.1 helicopter; 15000t diesel oil, 3000t aviation fuel, 500m3 dry cargo, 3 underway replenishment stations (liquid and dry cargo), 2 cranes; radar: type 1007, EW
A390 Wave Ruler 2003
AOR Leaf 2 A109 Bayleaf 1982 37747t, 170.7x25.9x11.0m, 2diesels(1), 14000hp, 16.3kts, 56p; 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 22000m3 diesel oil, 3800m3 aviation fuel, 1x2 underway replenishment station; radar: Decca 1226, Decca 1229, EW: 2x Shield or 2x Corvus
A110 Orangeleaf 1984
AORLH Rover 2 A271 Gold Rover 1974 11522t, 140.6x19.2x7.3m, 2diesels(1), 15360hp, 19kts, 15000(15)nm, 55p; 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 1 Sea King helicopter; 6600t fuel oil, 1x2 underway replenishment station (liquid cargo); radar: Decca 52690, Decca 1690, EW: 2x Shield or 2x Corvus, type 182
AFH Fort Grange 2 A385 Fort Rosalie 1978 23384t, 183.9x24.1x8.6m, 1diesel, 23200hp, 22kts, 10000(20)nm, 150p; 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, 4 Sea King helicopters; 3500t ammunition (6234m3), 3x2 underway replenishment stations (dry cargo), 3x 10t cranes, 3x 5t cranes; radar: type 1007, EW: 2x Shield or 2x Corvus
A386 Fort Austin 1979
AR Diligence 1 A132 Diligence 1981 10765t, 112.0x20.5x6.8m, 5diesel-generators, 4electric motors(1), 6000HP, 12kts, 5000(12)nm, 240p; 4x1-20mm Oerlikon, helicopter platform for CH-47; 2 40t cranes, 1 5t crane, midget submarine; radar: type 1007, EW: 4x Shield
ACV Argus 1 A135 Argus 1981 28081t, 175.1x30.4x8.2m, 2diesels, 23400hp, 20kts, 20000(19)nm, 254p; 4x1-30mm Oerlikon, 18 aircraft(12 Harrier GR.9A, 6 Sea King HM.6), 2 centreline elevators, 1100t aviation fuel, 600t aviation ammunition; CDS: DEB-1, radar: type 994, type 1006, EW: Guardian, 4x Sea Gnat, type 182
AK Point 6 - Hurst Point 2002 20000t, 193.0x26.0x7.4m, 2diesels, 21700hp, 21.5kts, 9200(21.5)nm, 18p; 200vehicles, stern ramp; radar
- Hartland Point 2002
- Eddystone 2002
- Anvil Point 2003
- Longstone 2003
- Beachy Head 2003
AOTL Press 1 Y21 Oilpress 1968 530t, 42.5x9.0x2.5m, 1diesel, 405hp, 9kts, 8p; 250t fuel oil
AWT Waterman 1 A146 Waterman 1978 470t, 40.0x7.3x3.4m, 1diesel, 360hp, 11kts, 1500(10)nm, 5p; 250t fresh water
ARS Sal 2 A185 Salmoor 1985 2225t, 77.0x14.9x3.8m, 2diesels(1), 4000hp, 15kts, 17p+27; 200t boom, LR5 manned submersible; radar: Decca
A187 Salmaid 1986
Moor 2 Y32 Moorhen 1989 530t, 32.3x11.5x2.0m, 2diesels, 730hp, 8kts, 10p; boom; radar: Decca
Y33 Moorfowl 1989
TRV Tor 2 A140 Tornado 1979 698t, 47.1x9.6x3.4m, 2diesels, 2200hp, 14kts, 3000(14)nm, 14p; radar: Type 1006
A142 Tormentor 1980
ARC Newton 1 A367 Newton 1976 4652t, 98.6x16.0x5.7m, 3diesel-generators, 1electric motor, 2040hp, 14kts, 5000(14)nm, 64p; cable; radar: Type 1007
AG Colonel Templar 1 A229 Colonel Templar 1966 1300t, 56.5x11.0x5.6m, 2diesel-generators, 1electric motor, 2312hp, 13.5kts, 14p+12; radar: Decca 2690
Warden 1 A368 Warden 1989 900t, 48.6x10.5x2.5m, 1diesel, 4000hp, 15kts, 11p; radar: Decca 1250, sonar: Type 2053

BASES

HQ Portsmouth
Bases Portsmouth, Faslane, Devonport, Gibraltar

NAVAL AVIATION

Ship-based 13 Harrier GR.8/9A, 6 Lynx AH.7, 71 Lynx MA.3/8, 42 Merlin HM.1, 15 Sea King HAS.5, 13 Sea King AEW.7, 37 Sea King HC.4

ARMY

LOGISTIC AND SUPPORT

RCL Arromanches 6 L105 Arromanches 1981 290t, 33.3x8.3x1.5m, 2diesels, 660hp, 9.2kts, 900(9)nm, 6p; 96t cargo; radar: Decca Bridgemaster E180
L107 Andalsnes 1984
L109 Akyab 1984
L110 Aachen 1987
L111 Arezzo 1987
L113 Audemer 1987

AVIATION OF ARMY

Land-based combat capable 3 BN-2T-4S Defender, 1 King Air 350ER, 66 AH-64D Apache, 133 SA-341 Gazelle, 77 Lynx AH.7, 22 Lynx AH.9

AVIATION OF AIR FORCE

Land-based combat capable 13 Typhoon F.2, 15 Typhoon T.1/1A, 12 Tornado F.3, 28 Typhoon FGR.4, 2 Typhoon T.3, 113 Tornado GR.4, 55 Harrier GR.7/7A/9/9A, 24 Tornado GR.4A, 5 Sentinel R.1, 4 Shadow R.1, 11 Nimrod MR.2, 3 Nimrod R.1, 7 E-3D Sentry, 9 Harrier T.10/12

 

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2010